In The Armchair

The Nonconservation of Causality

Posted in Armchair Ruminations by Armchair Guy on January 29, 2008

Vaguely, this is what the title means: Suppose John is a bad influence on Bob, and Bob robs Dave. Should we say that John is responsible or Bob is? I think it is possible to say that both are.

I’m sure legal systems have thought about this sort of thing a lot…